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Michael Stein Heads Baptist Health International Division

07-26-2010

Michael A. Stein has been named Corporate Vice President of the International Division for Baptist Health South Florida. The appointment was announced by George Foyo, Baptist Health executive vice president and chief administrative officer. Mr. Stein succeeds Allen Brenteson, who is retiring.

Mr. Stein will direct Baptist Health’s international services program, which is one of the largest in the country. Some 12,000 patients, primarily from Latin America and the Caribbean, come to Baptist Health facilities annually for treatment.

Mr. Stein has a long and distinguished career in international business. Prior to his work with Baptist Health, he was at Korn/Ferry International, an executive recruitment firm. He also worked with Hilton International PLC as a vice president for its Latin America division, and previously worked for more than 25 years with two CPA firms, Laventhol and Andersen & Horwath, where he was a consulting partner.

Mr. Stein is a co-founder and chair of the Latin America CEO Network, which is comprised of 25 leaders of multinational companies doing business in Latin America and the Caribbean. He holds degrees in hotel administration from Cornell University and in biochemistry from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

“We are proud to have someone of Mr. Stein’s experience and stature join the Baptist Health team,” Mr. Foyo said. “He will continue our tradition of assuring very personalized service for our international patients. In addition, he will strengthen ties with referring physicians and work with our medical staffs and hospitals to expand our services.”

Baptist Health South Florida is the largest faith-based, not-for-profit healthcare organization in the region. It includes Baptist Hospital, Baptist Children’s Hospital, Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute, South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Mariners Hospital and Baptist Outpatient Services. Baptist Health Foundation, the organization’s fundraising arm, supports services at all hospitals and facilities affiliated with Baptist Health.

 



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